Joe Buys Nails 1st Edition 1931 by KURT WIESE Animals ~ Children's ~ Illustrated ~ Picture Book


Title: Joe buys nails

Author: Kurt Wiese

Description: Stated First Edition. Illustrated boards. Map endpapers. Front cover shows soiling; boards have some wear around edges. Interior is unmarked. Pages show a few minor spots of soiling, but are generally clean. Alternating color and two-tone illustrations. [60] pp. 7.25 x 9.5 inches.

The tale of all of the encounters with the animals that young Joe meets on his way to the market to buy some nails. As he goes through the woods, which includes a stop at a creek, he chats along the way with a robin, some cows, a frog, a raccoon, and also a crow who tells him a story.

Kurt Wiese (1887-1974) was a German-born author and illustrator of children's books and a two-time Caldecott Honor winner. Prior to moving to the United States in 1927, he lived in China, Australia, and Brazil. Among his well known works are his illustrations for Bambi (1929) and The Story about Ping (1933).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company
Place: Garden City
Year: 1931

Keywords: children's, illustrated, picture book, animals,

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